Head of Highways and Transport

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary £500 - 550 per day
LocationGreater London
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameIlya Donets

Job description

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Service with experience in Transport and Highways to join a client in London on contract basis. You will be responsible for leading a strategic service consisting of transport planning, highways engineering, road safety, capital delivery and developers (s278/48) agreements as well as managing a team of technical professionals, liaising with TfL and providing expert advice to external and internal bodies.
This is a full-time contract position. The rate on offer is £500 - £550 per day - negotiable for the right candidate. Flexible working and working from home arrangements available.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Managing a wide service consisting of transport planning, highways, traffic, maintenance, capital projects and developer-lead work
- Leading and overseeing a team of professionals including engineers, transport planners, project managers and external consultants
- Leading on the liaison with Transport for London (TfL), external government bodies and members of the public where and when necessary
- Overseeing the framework contract management, PFI contracts, Bakerloo Line Extension and other parts of the Highway Network
Previous experience in Transport and Highways at a senior level is essential for this role. Carrington West are also looking for Project Managers and Engineers with similar backgrounds across the South of UK - please get in touch to find out more.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Ilya Donets at Carrington West on 02393 876028 or email ilya.donets@carringtonwest.com
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 25+ years experience in this market. Please call Ilya at Carrington West on 02393 876028 for more information.
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